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According to intelligence Online's sources, Belstone Dart International has been awarded the contract to protect EUCAP Somalia, the EU capacity-building mission in Somalia formerly known as EUCAP Nestor. The company, which was only founded in February 2017, a few months before the private ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Esbjerg safely arrived in Mogadishu on 11th February 2018 under the protection of EU Naval Force's Lithuanian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD). The Lithuanian troops were welcomed to Mogadishu by the ...

A fight has erupted between Somalia's security forces established for disarming within the city of Mogadishu and armed military officers in Dharkenley district on Tuesday. The confrontation broke out after the newly formed Mogadishu Stabilization unit forces tried to disarm military soldiers in an area near ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States welcomed the decisions taken at the meeting of Somalia's National Security Council (NSC) from 6-10 ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somali government forces have shot and killed a soldier in Mogadishu on Sunday in the latest in a series of elaborate assassinations in the seaside capital city, Garowe Online reports. An eyewitness confirmed to GO that the soldiers gunned down the Service Member near the busy ...
Mogadishu, 11 February 2018 - Over thirty experts, researchers and academicians converged on the Somali capital today for the start of a three-day conference on fostering peace and national reconciliation in Somalia. The first of its kind in the country, the Colloquium on Peace and Reconciliation in ...

A senior Somal military officer was assassinated in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Wednesday morning, the fourth killing in the city in less than 24 hours. Lieutenant Farhan Hussein Barkhadle was shot dead by pistol-wielding militants near former Gaheyr University compound in Mogadishu in the early ...
Somalia's military court has sentenced a man to death for his role in the country's deadliest bombing last year, in which at least 500 were killed. Hassan Adan Isaq was accused of leading an Al-Shabab unit said to have carried out the truck attack in the capital Mogadishu on 14 October 2017. During the trial ...
Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, Thursday met with Abdul-Rahman Omar Othman, the new Mayor of of Mogadishu The UAE ambassador expressed his best wishes of success to the Somali official in his new duties, noting the importance of developing bilateral ...
Mogadishu has suffered more than two decades of war, and many of its young people were born and raised alongside violence and bloodshed. children with disabilities, however, face added risks of abandonment, neglect and lack of equal access to basic human necessities. But Ismail Rage, 22, did not ...
Mogadishu has suffered more than two decades of war, and many of its young people were born and raised alongside violence and bloodshed. children with disabilities, however, face added risks of abandonment, neglect and lack of equal access to basic human necessities. But Ismail Rage, 22, did not ...
Somali authorities have destroyed another IDP camp in Mogadishu hosting more than 1,000 families recovering from the prolonged drought, according to witnesses. The camp, Kalkaal, in the city's Deynile district, had been home for about seven months to families fleeing Lower Shabelle region, wracked by ...
A roadside bomb blast has killed at least three civilians on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said the incident took place near Taredishe area along Mogadishu-Afgoye corridor early in the morning after a remote-controlled landmine struck a civilian bus.
Mogadishu, Somalia - A roadside bomb explosion killed at least three people and wounded several on Thursday in an area outside Mogadishu, the Somali capital, Garowe Online reports. An eyewitness confirmed to GO that the blast which has resulted from a remote-controlled landmine struck a luxury ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The Minister of agriculture for Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Abdinur Elmi Mohamud [Bindhe] died in Mogadishu after illness, Garowe Online reports. Sharamarke Garaad Saleban, a member of the Federal Parliament of Somalia has confirmed the ...
On 29 and 30 December 2017, the worst single mass eviction incident of 2017 occurred in Mogadishu. After a dispute between local landlords about land ownership, close to 35,000 people living in 38 settlements for internally displaced people were forcefully evicted. "We were awakened early in the ...
Several international agencies complained about the greedy nature of the New Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu Mr Abdurahman Yariisow who is demanding day and night assistance in cash or in kind for his nongovernment agency instead of serving the government that appointed him for an important ...

Mogadishu, Somalia - At least three people, including a police officer, were killed, and several wounded in separate explosions in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and Bosaso city, Garowe Online reports. Eyewitnesses told GO that two civilians died in a blast resulted from a remote-controlled landmine ...
Mogadishu - Somalia's president fired the mayor of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, in an apparent bid to defuse moves towards greater autonomy for the city. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed named current information minister Abdirahman Omar Osman to the post of Mogadishu mayor and ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The relations between the mayor of Mogadishu Thabit Abdi Mohamed and the top Somali Federal government leaders reached its lowest level, Garowe Online reports. GO has learned that Mohamed who is also the governor of Benadir region had involved corruption and ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A senior navy commander in Somalia was shot dead in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, officials said. Navy deputy commander Said Marino was shot dead by his junior following a dispute. "The commander was shot dead by his deputy after a scuffle. The police have ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Somali National army (SNA) captured five al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. Spokesman for the Southwest State Presidency Nuradin Yusuf Abukar said SNA and Southwest ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A convoy of Somali security forces was hit by a landmine in the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu Tuesday but there were no casualties reported so far. A police officer who asked not to be named told Xinhua the convoy drove into the landmine in Mogadishu's Wardhigley ...
At least five Somali Federal government soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, witnesses said. The incident took place at Hanta Dheer area in Deynile district after a remote-controlled landmine ripped through a military vehicle carrying an army officer and his ...
Two weeks after being forcibly evicted from their shelters, thousands of vulnerable families are still living rough in the outskirts of Mogadishu. Somali security forces went in and destroyed 23 camps for internally displaced people, housing more than 4,000 Somalis, on 29 and 30 December last year ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - At least five Somali soldiers were wounded on Sunday morning when their military vehicle hit a landmine in Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports. A witness confirmed to GO that a pick-up truck carrying military personnel was blown up after it was ripped through by a ...
UNICEF and Save The Children on Thursday said 30,000 children were affecred in the recent unannounced forced evictions of families and destruction of informal settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (c) in Mogadishu. The two agencies in a joint statement called for action to help children affected by ...
Mogadishu, 11 January 2018 - The recent unannounced destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu, together with the forced evictions of thousands of families living there, are having devastating effects on children, UNICEF and Save The Children said today. More than 4000 ...
MEDIA reports on 9 January stated that an unspecified number of police officers had been wounded when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated on Industrial Road in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on an earlier unspecified date, Hiiraan reported. Although no immediate claim of ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The UN children's Fund (UNICEF) and Save The Children said on Thursday that recent unannounced forced evictions of families and destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu have impacted over 3,000 school children. The two ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Aid agencies operating in Somalia on Tuesday condemned recent forced evictions and large-scale destruction of settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), saying the families are facing heightened risk. Under the umbrella organization, the Somalia NGO ...
Mogadishu, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- A roadside explosion injured two people in Somali capital of Mogadishu's Hodan district early Wednesday in the latest attacks by suspected al-Shabaab militants. police and eye witnesses said the explosion targeted a vehicle carrying Somali security forces around the ...
A bomb explosion was heard Tuesday morning in parts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu which was targeted the government forces, witnesses and police said. A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle said a military vehicle transporting Somali soldiers came under roadside bomb attack near Shirkole ...
Ulrich Wegener, the architect of Germany's elite anti-terror unit, the GSG-9, and widely known as the "hero of Mogadishu," has died aged 88. Wegener died December 28, German daily Bild said Wednesday. Germany's interior ministry later confirmed the report. The former brigadier general of West ...
Mogadishu, Somalia -- The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed two al-Shabab extremists and destroyed a vehicle carrying explosives, "preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu." The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred early ...
Somali prosecutors have filed charges against five men in connection with the Oct. 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed 512 people -- the ... Four of the accused men are in government custody and appeared before a military tribunal in Mogadishu on Monday, while the fifth defendant is on the run.
At least two people, including a Somali soldier, were killed Sunday after a roadside bomb has ripped through a military convoy in Mogadishu. A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle on the phone said the blast which took place near the Ministry of Defense was targeted army convoy ferrying AMISOM forces.
The man was the head of Mogadishu's airport security at the time. The laptop exploded shortly after takeoff and blew a hole in the side of the plane. Only the bomber was killed, bu in the past 18 months, three other computers bombs were found after one partially exploded in a cargo hold. New multi-layered ...
Mogadishu is not an easy place to make safe. Three million people live in its sprawling, scruffy neighbourhoods. Hundreds of thousands have arrived this year alone from rural areas. Most are very poor, fleeing drought and famine. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and senior officials admit ...
It's been two months since a deadly blast ripped through a busy intersection in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing more than 500 people and injuring over 300. The Oct. 14 truck bombing, the deadliest attack in Somalia's history, turned buildings into heaps of debris and death, and left Somalis across ...
Mogadishu, Somalia -- An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said. Col. Mohamud Aden said that 20 other officers were wounded by the blast, some of them seriously. The bomber, with ...
A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 other people were wounded, officials said. The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy. The militant Islamist group ...
At least 4 people have dIED an IED exploded inside a house in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday evening. The incident took place in Odweyne Village located in Deynile district after a bomb being assembled went off. Somali Security agents have sealed off the house and reportedly launched an ...
Security officials in the Somali town of Afgoye say they are not aware of the presence of pro-Islamic State militants in the town, despite a series of social media posts by the group claiming responsibility for attacks in the area. Afgoye police commander Captain Abdulkadir Osman Mursal says attacks against ...
Somalia's military court has sentenced a man to death for his role in the country's deadliest bombing last year, in which at least 500 were killed. Hassan Adan Isaq was accused of leading an Al-Shabab unit said to have carried out the truck attack in the capital Mogadishu on 14 October 2017. During the trial ...
ONE person was killed and two others were wounded when an explosive device, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated targeting a vehicle carrying security forces personnel in Hodan district in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 25 January, Goobjoog reported. Although there was no immediate claim ...
Three government soldiers and a seven-year-old-boy were killed after the explosion hit a military vehicle at K-13, a suburb near Mogadishu, witnesses said. District commissioner Kahda Mohamed Ismail Abdullahi told VOA Somali that the three soldiers were in the vehicle targeted in the explosion.
In keeping with the Chelsea name, each avenue between the containers has a London name: like Oxford Street, Regents Street, Carnaby Street and Saville Row. Chelsea Village is certainly more upmarket than the other camps I have seen in the secured airport complex or in Kismayo. It has a ...
She has been receiving medical care at Turkish run Erdogan hospital, formerly Digfeer hospital, in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital. But the local doctors can't perform the specialized reconstruction surgery required because of the severity of the injuries she suffered in the "pelvic area", which has a lot of ...
Mareeg.com-The president of Somali football Federation, Abdqiani Said Arab, made it clear that Somalia is planning to organize its home games in the country in 2018. Speaking at a farewell ceremony held for Jubbaland State team who won the 2017 edition of Somali Inter-State football tournament on ...


 

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